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Research Paper

Effect of Process Variables on Chemical Treatment of Jute Fibers

Md. Mahbubul Alam1, HM Zakir Hossain1, Zakaria Ahmed2 and Mahmuda Khatun1
1 Jute-textile Research Wing, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute, Manik Mia Avenue, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2Technology Wing, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute, Manik Mia Avenue, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Correspondence and requests for materials should be addressed to HMZH

Received: 04-08-2022 Accepted: 17-09-2022 Published: 29-09-2022


The present study was conducted to ascertain the effect of process variables on chemical treatment of jute fiber. It was found that variables have direct impact on the quality, strength and other parameters of the fiber and with the increase of concentration of penetrating agent, the strength, extension at break and fineness were almost same, but with the increase of caustic soda concentration, the strength, extension at break and the fineness were decreased. Strength has been decreased but extension at break and fineness was unchanged with the increase of time, temperature and stabilizer concentration. With the increase of liquor ratio strength and extension at break were observed to increase but fineness was decreased. 

Keywords: Jute; H2O2; Silicate; Sodium hydroxide; Variable

Citation: Alam M, Hossain HMZ, Ahmed Z and Khatun M (2022) Effect of Process Variables on Chemical Treatment of Jute Fibers. Environ Sci Arch 1(2): 74-80. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.7133172


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 DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.7133172 

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